Centova Cast v2.x End of Life

Posted By James Davey on Nov 02 2013 12:32 AM

With the release of Centova Cast v3.0.5, Centova have made the decision to begin retiring the v2.x branch of Centova Cast. Effective immediately, the Centova Cast v2.x branch is officially deprecated and will be discontinued on November 1, 2014.What does this mean for broadcasters and stream hosts?A...

Centova Cast v3.0.5 Released

Posted By James Davey on Oct 31 2013 09:35 PM

Centova Cast v3.0.5 is now available, with one critical update, several minor new features and improvements, and many bug fixes. We strongly recommend updating immediately!The following is a complete list of changes included in Centova Cast v3.0.5:Critical updatesFixed an issue that may cause playli...

Marcia Wallace, Voice of Edna Krabappel on “The Simpsons,” Passes Away at 70

Posted By James Davey on Oct 30 2013 06:17 AM

Actress Marcia Wallace, a 28 year breast cancer survivor, passed away in her home on October 25, 2013. Wallace is best known for voicing the role of wise cracking, sarcastic 4th Grade teacher Mrs. Edna Krabappel on the long-running hit animated series “The Simpsons.” After her diagnosis of breas...

Spacial Grows A Mo For November

Posted By James Davey on Oct 30 2013 06:14 AM

Spacial Audio is growing some serious Mo's for November's fundraising event, Movember to promote awareness of mens health.Movember challenges men to grow a moustache for the 30-days of November, thereby changing their appearance and the face of men’s health."At Spacial, we believed that the radio ...

Airtime 2.5.0 introduces customisable Playout History

Posted By James Davey on Oct 30 2013 06:07 AM

Airtime 2.5.0, released today, introduces a customisable Playout History alongside many bug fixes and stability improvements. Working on new features for The Scope radio station, based at Ryerson University, the Airtime team developed a template-based system for tracking broadcast playout.Airtime 2....

SHOUTcast DNAS 2.2 (Build 107) Released

Posted By James Davey on Oct 30 2013 05:59 AM

This build is SHOUTcasts (much delayed) update and introduces new features as listed in the “Changes” section on SHOUTcasts website, as well as addresses bugs reported in the previous build. It is recommended where possible to update to this build over any previous v2.0 builds due to the stabili...

U.K. wants U.S. stations to block webcasts or pay up

Posted By James Davey on Jul 28 2013 09:54 PM

While the news media remains in a frenzy over the royal birth, the news from London isn’t all bonnets and booties. The British royalty collections agency PPL has begun contacting U.S. broadcast groups demanding they either begin paying royalties or block webcasts from reaching the ears of U.K. li...

Files Discovered in Jailbroken iPads Hint at Future Radio Features

Posted By James on Mar 01 2013 08:54 PM

Files discovered by 9to5Mac in the Music app on newly jailbroken iPads suggest that Apple's long-rumored radio service might turn out to be more than a rumor after all.9To5Mac reports that the new files are "radio buy" buttons that resemble the "radio play" buttons that already exist in iTunes. (Alt...

TuneIn Live alerts users when their favorite content is airing

Posted By James on Mar 01 2013 08:51 PM

Streaming music service TuneIn is already one of your favorite streaming music services, but today the service introduced TuneIn Live, a new feature that offers personalized music and station suggestions based on the type of music you enjoy.For example, if you use TuneIn to listen to specific types ...

The Internet Is Hurting Radio

Posted By James on Feb 27 2013 01:00 AM

Since the turn of the century, the onslaught of new technology has contributed significantly to the dimming commercial radio's star.It was about that time that the first major satellite radio service launched, offering subscribers the opportunity to listen to hundreds of channels of programming for ...


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